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Economic Advisory from the Council for Pakistan | May 2022
Economic Advisory from the Council for Pakistan | May 2022
15 May 2022

While reopening of businesses following a drop in Covid-19 cases is encouraging, Pakistan’s economic recovery remains slow due to internal and external factors. The following challenges are likely to persist in the near-term:

IN-PERSON NATIONAL YOUTH CAMPS ARE BACK!
IN-PERSON NATIONAL YOUTH CAMPS ARE BACK!
26 April 2022

The Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Pakistan (AKYSB) is excited to welcome back participants and facilitators for an unforgettable summer with the Broadening Horizon Youth Camp (BHYC).

Rising Stars 2021 - Featuring 30 Under 30
Rising Stars 2021 - Featuring 30 Under 30
14 April 2022

The Ismaili Council for Pakistan's Youth Coordination Forum is honored to launch the collective profiles of young Ismaili leaders from Pakistan under the “Rising Stars – 30 Under 30”.

Ismaili Students Network-Pakistan (ISN-P)
Ismaili Students Network-Pakistan (ISN-P)
7 April 2022

Ismaili Students Network-Pakistan (ISN-P) is an initiative of the Aga Khan Education Board for Pakistan to bring university students – especially those pursuing Bachelor’s studies – on a single platform. ISN-P will aim to create opportunities for university students to network with each other and professionals through various networking events. The Network will also organize activities and events for students ranging from educational and career guidance seminars to mentoring and physical and mental wellbeing. The network will also collaborate with Jamati institutions to organize informational events and activities.

Aga Khan Health Services’ Commitment to a Healthier Tomorrow
Aga Khan Health Services’ Commitment to a Healthier Tomorrow
6 April 2022

The Health Sector’s Responsibility

Tackling climate change by reducing operational emissions across the globe is a top priority of the AKDN. With healthcare operations in eight countries, AKHS is committed to better understanding our carbon footprint. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates health operations to be responsible for 5-15% of a nation’s carbon emissions. According to conservative estimates, health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) may contribute between 3-5% of their countries’ greenhouse gas emissions.

Nadia Iqbal - A Jamati Member wins Prime Minister’s Excellence Award
Nadia Iqbal - A Jamati Member wins Prime Minister’s Excellence Award
31 March 2022

Through her tireless efforts and unwavering commitment, Nadia Iqbal from Zulfiqarabad in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) sets a remarkable example for the women of our Jamat through her contributions in the field of IT. Her hard work paid off as she was honored with Prime Minister’s Excellence Award.

Foundation of Strong Spousal Relationship

Foundation of Strong Spousal Relationship
Foundation of Strong Spousal Relationship
23 March 2022
A multi-campus convocation ceremony was organised to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.
A multi-campus convocation ceremony was organised to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.
Multi-campus convocation marks milestone for AKU
Multi-campus convocation marks milestone for AKU
27 February 2022

Graduands, faculty, staff, and special guests gathered for an exciting event full of energy and enthusiasm to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.

The Winter Games functioned as a platform for the community to coalesce, all while fostering economic development through tourism.
The Winter Games functioned as a platform for the community to coalesce, all while fostering economic development through tourism.
Skating in a winter wonderland
Skating in a winter wonderland
23 February 2022

The recent Winterlude Games held in the valleys of Northern Pakistan enabled the local community to come together to improve their mental and physical wellbeing.

The Ismaili eBasketball Cup
The Ismaili eBasketball Cup
19 February 2022

The Ismaili eSports segment, which is a Global Encounters Programme and under the umbrella of the Jubilee Games, will comprise a multitude of activities that build on each other and culminate in a competitive tournament. The tournament serves as a means to an end and not an end in itself. The third eSport selected for this segment is “The Ismaili eBasketball Cup”.

Team Khimor take part in the highest ever cultural dance performance at the top of Minglik Sar Peak in Shimshal Valley.
Team Khimor take part in the highest ever cultural dance performance at the top of Minglik Sar Peak in Shimshal Valley.
Dancing in the snow
Dancing in the snow
17 February 2022

Wishing to share the beauty of Hunza’s mountains with the world, a group of young Ismailis recently set not one but two Guinness World Records: the “Highest Cultural Dance Performance” and the “Highest DJ Set” ever performed.

Bringing dental health services to Chitral
Bringing dental health services to Chitral
2 February 2022

Access to quality healthcare remains a major concern in the remote villages of Chitral, where people drive hours to access primary health care services. TKN volunteer Dr Ali Hussain Khan, founder and CEO of Noor Dental Clinic, took on the daunting task of providing for the region’s oral health care needs.

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